Tag Archive | "Soccer"

Carson Yeung quits all posts with English soccer club Birmingham City

Beleaguered Hong Kong tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing has resigned from all his positions with English soccer club Birmingham City, its holding company announced yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HKFA defends costly soccer project as questions raised over results

A Hong Kong Football Association official has once again come to the defence of a controversial HK$ 60 million programme aimed at reviving local soccer, amid match-fixing allegations and other problems plaguing the sport. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Happy Valley soccer club players taken away by ICAC after Tsing Yi match

Six soccer players from First Division’s Happy Valley club were taken away by ICAC Sunday night after their match against Sunray Cave Sun Hei at Tsing Yi Sports Ground. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Operation Santa Claus soccer tournament scores big for charity

People with special needs do not always have to be on the receiving end of charity – they can also give by working hard to raise funds, the head coach of the Hong Kong Football Club Crusaders said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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International Soccer Scores

Mexico 1, Honduras 2 EuropeGroup A Macedonia 2, Wales 1 Scotland 0, Belgium 2 Serbia 1, Croatia 1 Group B Czech Republic 1, Armenia 2 Malta 1, Denmark 2 Italy 1, Bulgaria 0 Group C Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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International Soccer Scores

Costa Rica 3, United States 1 Mexico 1, Honduras 2 Panama 0, Jamaica 0 EuropeGroup A Macedonia 2, Wales 1 Scotland 0, Belgium 2 Serbia 1, Croatia 1 Group B Czech Republic 1, Armenia 2 Malta 1, Denmark 2 Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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International Soccer Scores

Costa Rica 3, United States 1 Mexico 1, Honduras 2 Panama 0, Jamaica 0 EuropeGroup A Macedonia 2, Wales 1 Scotland 0, Belgium 2 Serbia 1, Croatia 1 Group B Czech Republic 1, Armenia 2 Malta 1, Denmark 2 Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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International Soccer Scores

Macedonia 2, Wales 1 Scotland 0, Belgium 2 Serbia 1, Croatia 1 Group B Czech Republic 1, Armenia 2 Malta 1, Denmark 2 Italy 1, Bulgaria 0 Group C Germany 3, Austria 0 Ireland 1, Sweden 2 Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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European Soccer Clubs Look to Score in Asia

European soccer clubs are using their off seasons to try to rally support in Asia, which is becoming an important market for the sport. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Filipino fans backed over race abuse at Hong Kong soccer match

Outraged Filipino soccer fans subjected to racial abuse from Hong Kong supporters were backed by the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Philippines consulate yesterday. A section of supporters yelled at Philippine fans that they were “all just slaves” during an international friendly at Mong Kok Stadium on Tuesday night. They threw bottles at women and […]

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Yeung’s Soccer Club Purchase Funded by Unknown Deposits

Carson Yeung 's purchase of the English soccer club Birmingham City was partly paid with funds in bank accounts connected to his money laundering trial, a prosecutor said. Yeung received HK$ 721.3 million ($ 93 million) in deposits from a Macau casino operator, securities firms and "unknown parties" into five bank accounts controlled by him […]

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Police track elusive figure in soccer match-fixing

ROME (AP) — At 5:45 a.m. on Nov. 4, 2011, when early risers would have been sipping espressos and buttering toast, a man dressed in black disembarked at Milan’s Malpensa Airport after a 13-hour trip from Asia aboard a Singapore Airlines flight. Italian court documents show he stayed in the country just 6 hours and […]

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Police track elusive figure in soccer match-fixing

ROME (AP) — At 5:45 a.m. on Nov. 4, 2011, when early risers would have been sipping espressos and buttering toast, a man dressed in black disembarked at Milan’s Malpensa Airport after a 13-hour trip from Asia aboard a Singapore Airlines flight. Italian court documents show he stayed in the country just 6 hours and […]

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Soccer faces epic fight against match-fixing

ZURICH (AP) — Soccer is falling under a cloud of suspicion as never before, sullied by a multibillion-dollar web of match-fixing that is corrupting increasingly larger parts of the world’s most popular sport. Internet betting, emboldened criminal gangs and even the economic downturn have created conditions that make soccer — or football, as the sport […]

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Big Day for Soccer Deals in Asia

Tony Fernandes, the boss of budget airline AirAsia Bhd., is set to buy a 51% stake in English Premier League club from Formula One legend Bernie Ecclestone. And Manchester United – one of the most popular teams in Asia–is set to list in Singapore in a deal worth some US$ 1 billion. Exchange

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